Dan Stanko | Team | HGGC

Dan Stanko is a Partner of HGGC

Dan is active in the firm’s Fund IV investment in Buildertrend, the Fund III investments in HelpSystems and Denodo as well as the Fund II investments in AutoAlert and Dealer-FX. He previously was involved with the firm’s exited investment in Innovative and Mi9.

Prior to joining HGGC, Dan was a Principal at Bain Capital Private Equity, where he was responsible for sourcing, evaluating, executing and driving value creation across existing and new investments. Dan spent nearly a decade at Bain Capital and focused on investments in two core verticals—Industrials and TMT. Dan was a key contributor to the acquisitions of Bob’s Discount Furniture, Viewpoint Construction Software, Blue Coat Systems, Big Tex Trailers and American Trailer Works. Prior to joining Bain Capital, Dan was an Analyst in the Private Equity Group at Goldman, Sachs & Co.


  • Role Partner
  • Education M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar, and graduated with highest distinction from Indiana University with a B.S. in Biochemistry and a B.A. in East Asian Languages


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